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New ELPC Study Finds over 150 Ohio Companies Working in Wind and Solar Power Industry

New ELPC Study Finds over 150 Ohio Companies Working in Wind and Solar Power Industry Columbus – The Environmental Law & Policy Center has released a new study of Ohio’s wind and solar energy supply chain. The study finds that 106 Ohio companies are doing business with the wind power industry and 63 Ohio companies

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New Supply Chain Study Shows Wind Energy Produces More Jobs and Business Growth for Iowa

Des Moines – The Environmental Law and Policy Center has released a new study of Iowa’s wind energy supply chain. According to the study, Iowa’s wind power supply chain comprises 80 Iowa companies with a total of over 2,300 employees in manufacturing alone.  The state ranks second nationally in total wind energy generation. With local

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ELPC and Partners Work with ComEd to Save Illinois Customers Half Billion Dollars through Energy Efficiency

CHICAGO (November 18, 2010) – An agreement between ComEd, environmentalists, and regulators will result in massive savings for ratepayers and potentially eliminate the need for new dirty coal plants in the region. The agreement, inked today, between the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) and other parties is a

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Report Finds Midwest Generation’s Waukegan Coal Plant Caused Up To $690 Million in Health Damages Since 2002

Environmental Law & Policy Center Explains Midwest Generation’s “Unpaid Health Bills”: The Hidden Public Costs of Soot and Smog from the Waukegan Coal Plant Pollution from Midwest Generation’s Waukegan coal plant has caused up to $690 million in health and related damages in the last 8 years, according to a report released today by the

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Report Finds Dominion Resources’ State Line Coal Plant Caused Up To $720 Million in Health Damages Since 2002

Environmental Law and Policy Center Explains Dominion Resources’ “Unpaid Health Bills”: The Hidden Public Costs of Soot and Smog from the State Line Coal Plant Pollution from Dominion Resources’ State Line coal plant on the Illinois-Indiana border and along the Lake Michigan shores has caused up to $720 million in health and related damages in

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ELPC Releases New Report on the Wind Energy Supply Chain in Illinois

The Environmental Law and Policy Center has released a new study of Illinois’ wind energy supply chain showing more than 100 Illinois companies with a total of over 15,000 employees. From old-line manufacturers who are retooling to build wind turbine components for the new clean energy economy to corporate headquarters for major wind power developers,

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New Study Shows Wind Energy Supply Chain Means Manufacturing Jobs and Corporate HQs for Illinois

New Study Shows Wind Energy Supply Chain Means Manufacturing Jobs and Corporate HQs for Illinois Chicago – The Environmental Law and Policy Center has released a new study of Illinois’ wind energy supply chain showing more than 100 Illinois companies with a total of over 15,000 employees. From old-line manufacturers who are retooling to build

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ELPC Commends Obama Administration Funding of Strategic Corridor High-Speed Rail Projects

ELPC Commends Obama Administration Funding of Strategic Corridor High-Speed Rail Projects CHICAGO, October 25, 2010 — The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) today commended the Federal Railroad Administration for doubling down its strategic funding of regional high-speed projects, concentrating funding on Florida, California and the Midwest. Based on Congressional announcements today, the largest recipients will

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Setting Green Priorities for Chicago’s Next Mayor

As Chicago’s Mayoral candidates lay out their views on the many challenges facing the City, Chicagoans have started weighing in with their priorities of which environmental issues are most pressing.  Through to a new online survey from the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC), Chicagoans are now picking the three environmental issues they want Chicago’s

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Report Finds Chicago Coal Plants Caused Up To $1 Billion in Health Damages Since 2002

Environmental Law & Policy Center Examines High Public Costs of Pollution from Fisk and Crawford Coal Plants Chicago – Pollution from Chicago’s two coal plants has created up to $1 billion in health and related damages in the last 8 years, according to a report released today by the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC).

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